Fans of The Hunger Games movies can now run through the districts of the fictional nation of Panem in the newly launched free-to-play endless running game Hunger Games: Panem Run for Windows Phone devices.
Elemental Bubbles HD is a Windows Phone puzzle game where you have to trigger a chain reaction between elemental bubbles that clears the screen of all the bubbles. The game challenges your skills at strategic planning with a game clock that adds a sense of urgency.
Elemental Bubbles HD is available for low-memory Windows Phones and has three difficulty levels that are progressively unlocked as you master the each difficultly level. After playing Elemental Bubbles HD for the past few days, it comes across as a entertaining, somewhat casual puzzle title for your Windows Phone gaming library.
Metal Combat is a Windows Phone arcade game where you guide a team of combat cats through various battle zones in an effort to save their friend who has been captured.
Available for low-memory Windows Phones, the game has forty levels of play that are spread out across four map packs. There are plenty of weapons to buy and upgrade and game play is simple to pick up on but not without challenge. Metal Combat comes across as a fun arcade game for Windows Phone but full-screen ads may ruin the gaming experience for many.
In recently launched Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone game, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, you're tasked with rebuilding Quahog after Peter and his chicken nemesis, Ernie, have destroyed it. In order to do so you'll have to help Peter clear the town of debris and find all the other characters, including Stewie. While coins are somewhat easy to come by, clams are not — unless of course you want to shell out some serious cash. That doesn't mean you have to though. If you've got a bit of patience and plan strategically, you and Peter can have Quahog thriving again in no time.
Here are our top tips and tricks to help you along the way while spending the least amount of real world cash!
Gameloft continues to update a number of its games for the Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 platforms. Today, it released a major update for its free-to-play historical strategy game Total Conquest that adds Xbox Live support along with some other new content, features and improvements.
Hidden object game Mirrors of Albion has made its way to Windows Phone. Initially launched for Windows 8 and Windows RT earlier this year, Mirrors of Albion puts you in an alternate, mystical Victorian England, where you'll need to unravel the game's mysteries to overcome the evil Queen of Hearts in a unique spin on the world of Alice in Wonderland. Note that the game requires 1GB of RAM or more.
Windows Central Roundup: Top Windows Phone Endless Runner Games
Endless runner games can be an entertaining way to pass the time and the Windows Phone Store has plenty titles to choose from. The gaming concept is simple, run your character for as long as you can while ducking, dodging, jumping and diving under a wide sundry of obstacles.
While the concept sounds simple, there are hordes of variations available and for this week's roundup I'll share my top Windows Phone endless runner games. These are some of my "go-to" titles when I'm in the mood for a quick gaming fix or need a little help passing short bits of time. These titles can also carry the weight when the urge for longer gaming spells hits.
Update: Looks like this update is only for those users registered in last week's beta test. You can register for the closed beta by filling up this form.
Last week, we wrote about the upcoming changes to music-based game SongArc, which includes a more modern user interface, gameplay tweaks and much more. Several users were already testing the new features through a closed beta.
Tired of seeing Top Gear games launch on Windows Phone? Prepare for yet another with Stunt School Revolution, which launched today on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. This latest title on both Windows and mobile devices allows players hop behind the wheel of highly customised and – put simply – wacky contraptions, just what you'd expect to see from the popular TV series.
Gunhouse, a game that was only available on PlayStation Vita launched last month on Windows Phone without many people realizing it. Hopefully, that will all change as the game has become free for Windows Phone users.
Running with Santa 2 is a lighthearted endless runner game where you have to help Santa save Christmas. The game has you running Santa ragged around the village, through caves and other venues to collect all the presents that have been scattered about.
The game includes plenty of power-ups and a handful of characters to choose from that include a snowboard Santa, an elf and your traditional Santa figure. Available for low-memory Windows Phone, Running with Santa 2 comes across as a decent game well suited for your Windows Phone Kid's Corner or even your main gaming library.
Beach Buggy Racing, which landed on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone just last month, has nabbed a pretty decent update today. Coming along for the ride are some new tracks and gameplay modes, along with support for several new languages.
Need a little more world-collapsing plague simulation in your life? Ndemic Creations, the developers behind the popular Android and iOS hit Plague Inc., recently informed us that they have started accepting beta applications for the game on Windows Phone.
There's some good news today for you Terraria fans out there. The game just scored a pretty huge update for Windows Phone that brings a massive amount of new content including new bosses, 1000 new items, and new events.
One of our favorite games on Windows Phone, Pako, has just received an update with three new levels for now a total of eight different locations: the Mall, Suburbia, Cemetery, Highway, Square, Oldtown, Desert Rally, and Arena. If you haven't played this addictive game before, the goal is to drive away from police vehicles as long as possible before you crash or they catch you. Want to see the new levels in action? Watch our hands-on video.
Asphalt Overdrive is a new take on the Asphalt series by Gameloft, with simplified controls and endless races. The freemium title has been updated with some new features, including Xbox Live support. There are also numerous bug fixes for those who have been experiencing issues with parts of the game itself.
Windows Central Roundup: Popular Windows Phone Holiday Apps and Games
Tis the season to be jolly and there are a boatload of Windows Phone games and apps available in the Store to help bring in the Holiday Spirit. From apps that countdown the time to games that feature the jolly old elf, the Windows Phone Store is quickly seeing Holiday apps and games popping up on the shelves.
We scoured the Windows Phone Store aisles for a handful of the top rated Holiday apps and games for this week's Windows Phone roundup. We'll also toss in a few games that are popular year round but recently received an update to give the title a little Holiday spirit.